Roy E. Eblen, Papers, undated

Collection Overview

Title: Roy E. Eblen, Papers, undated

Record Series: 14/08/02/01

Record Group:

14/08/02 Faculty & Staff Papers

Creator: Eblen, Roy E.

Date: Undated

Extent: 1 box (0.21 linear feet)

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: Materials entirely in English.

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Historical Note

Roy Eblen was born on November 2, 1919, in St. Louis, Missouri. He earned his bachelor's degree in 1941 from Williams College (Massachusetts), his master's from the University of Wichita (1944), and his doctorate from the University of Iowa (1960).

From 1943-1957, Eblen was a professor of logopedics at the University of Wichita. He then served as professor and head of human communicative disorders at the University of Northern Iowa from 1960 until his retirement in 1985. In 1997, the UNI Speech and Hearing Clinic was named after him.

Eblen died in February 1998.


Box 1

  • Folder 1: Memory book
  • Folder 2: Newspaper clippings and papers
  • Folder 3: Thesis:  Modern problems in aphasia

Processing Information

Collection processed by University Archivist Gerald L. Peterson. Updated by Gerald Peterson and Library Associate Dave Hoing, January 2018 and April 2018. Linear feet updated on September 14, 2017.